Metabolically Healthy Obesity: Personalised and Public Health Implications
C. M. Phillips
Year of publication
Trends Endocrinol Metab
Obesity is a heterogeneous condition; thus, metabolic abnormalities and cardiometabolic risk vary among obese individuals, with a significant proportion considered to be metabolically healthy. However, whether these individuals are truly healthy remains controversial and, therefore, a better understanding of such phenotypes may offer opportunities to improve current obesity diagnosis, intervention, and treatment.